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Video: Okla. volunteer FF returns home from burn unit

Jason Smith will continue recovering at his home in Balko after spending weeks in a Texas hospital


Balko Firefighters Jason Smith and Tyler Morris were burned after their truck rolled over.

Photo/Booker Fire Department

By Leila Merrill

BALKO, Okla. — Jason Smith, a Balko volunteer firefighter, returned home Wednesday after being released from a burn unit in Lubbock, KOCO reported.

Smith and fellow Firefighter Tyler Morris suffered burns after their truck rolled over earlier this month while they were working the Beaver River Fire.

Smith will continue recovering at home.

According to a family member, Morris was there to welcome Smith home.